Belize international travel guide

Landscape view of Belize

Belize πŸ‡§πŸ‡Ώ

Belize is part of Americas with main city at Belmopan. It's usually 🌀️ 26.27 °C in Belize with a rainfall of 🌧 53.23 mm. Tipping is expected in Belize since staff depend on tips to supplement their often minimum wages. Internet speed in Belize is on average 2.4 Mbps. In Belize you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 370K people. The main currency is Belize Dollar. The languages spoken are English and Spanish. Automatic teller machines are common in Belize. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Developing Β  🌀️ ~26.27 Β°C Β  🌧 ~53.23 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 370K people

Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel

We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time, due to the health risks from the (COVID-19) pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. This includes to Belize. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak in China, Belizean authorities will deny entry into Belize by anyone who has visited China within 14 days. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Belize.

issued date: March 18, 2020

Weather

🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Belize uses 110/220V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A, Type B and Type G.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English and Spanish

Money

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Belize uses the Belize dollar (symbol: $), code BZD.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 2 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 1 dollar and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 cents.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Belize. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

πŸ’β€β™‚οΈ Tipping

Expected to tip Tipping is expected in Belize since staff depend on tips to supplement their often minimum wages.

Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Belize is on average 2.4 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Belize is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 25.11 BZD, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 2 telecoms: DigiCell or Smart!. Belize uses GSM mobile networks GSM 850 and GSM 1900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Belize upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Belize, dial +, then 501 (the country code for Belize), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Belize, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 2 .

Driving

πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Belize you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 40-64 km/h (24-39 mph) in all built-up areas and 88 km/h (54 mph) on undivided highways.

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Universal

112

Police

112

Ambulance

112

Fire department

112

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Last updated: April 1, 2020